AAJA-LA V3 Series – Social Media Tools for Small Newsrooms

AAJA-LA V3 Series – Social Media Tools for Small Newsrooms

V3 Series #18 – Social Media Tools for Small Newsrooms


Please RSVP via Eventbrite in order to receive detailed directions and parking recommendations.

Social media is a necessity in any newsroom but there’s not always the budget for the newest and shiniest tools to harness social media effectively. Angela Kim, head of Audience Development at Yahoo! Entertainment, will share different free and low cost social media tools tools that can be used in the implementation of reporting strategies and audience engagement. Attendees should have a basic understanding of platforms like Facebook and Twitter.

Special guest speaker:

Angela Kim, Audience Development at Yahoo! Entertainment

Angela Kim is a Social Media Editor at Yahoo, working with editorial teams on audience engagement strategy, emerging digital trends, and social media best practices. Previously, she was a public radio producer at American Public Media’s Marketplace. Her stories have also aired on Here and Now, Splendid Table and Weekend America, where she was awarded a Gracie Allen Award. Angela also holds a M.A. in Journalism from Emerson College.

Closest/Cheapest Parking Info:

Judge John Aiso Parking Lot

101 Judge John Aiso St, Los Angeles, CA 90012

(Located underground at 1st Street and Judge John Aiso across from the Union Center for the Arts)


Closest Transit: 5 minute walk from the Metro Gold line Little Tokyo/Arts District station, 8 minute walk from Metro Red/Purple line Civic Center station, 2 minute walk from Metro Bike station in front of the Japanese American National Museum at 1st and Central

Nearby Landmarks: Miyako Hotel, Japanese American National Museum, Fugetsudo Confectionary

Great Places to Eat Nearby: Hachioji Ramen, Chinchikurin Okonomiyaki, Mitsuru Grill, Cafe Dulce, Sake Dojo and more!

Not a Member? Want to avoid the entrance fee? Volunteer to get the entrance fee waived!

Loads of options to volunteer! Show up early for set-up, stay late for clean-up, assist with sign-in or take photos for the AAJA LA social media channels! We are always always grateful and happy to arrange a comped entry for volunteers.


The Asian American Journalists Association is a national nonprofit educational and professional organization founded in 1981.

AAJA’s Los Angeles Chapter promotes the association’s three-part mission:

– To encourage young Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders to enter the field of journalism.

– To promote fair and accurate coverage of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders.

– To increase the number of Asian American and Pacific Islander journalists and news managers in the industry.

AAJA-LA members work throughout the region in print, broadcast and online media. The chapter offers scholarships for undergraduate and graduate college students; internship stipends for students, recent graduates and beginning journalists; and subsidies for mid-career journalists to attend professional development programs.

AAJA is a nonprofit organization with 501(c)(3) status.